Tetra IoT Agent Local Setup and Configuration

Tetra IoT Agent Local Setup and Configuration

Before you establish an integration on the Tetra Data Platform, you need to set up the Tetra IoT Agent locally to ensure outbound network connectivity is enabled.

Step 1: Connect via Hotspot or LAN Port

To access the Local Configuration UI of the Tetra IoT Agent you can connect via:

  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • LAN Port

Here is how you do each of these. Please reference the following image as you work through these instructions.

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Figure 1: IoT NeuroQ Box

Accessing the Tetra IoT Agent Local Configuration User Interface via Wi-Fi Hotspot

To access the user interface:

  1. Connect the provided power supply to component 10 on the IoT NeuroQ Box in Figure 1.
  2. The Tetra IoT Agent ships with a USB adapter that broadcasts a Wi-Fi signal. Connect the USB adapter to components 5 or 7 as illustrated in Figure 1.
  3. Connect your computer or laptop to the Wi-Fi SSID associated with the USB adapter using provided credentials; Contact your TetraScience Customer Success Manager or via the TetraScience Support if you have issues connecting.
  4. You are now connected to the Tetra IoT Agent; Proceed to step: Configure Tetra IoT Agent via Local Config UI

Access Tetra IoT Agent Local Config UI via LAN Port

To access the user interface:

  1. Connect provided the power supply to component 10 in Figure 1.
  2. Connect your computer to the Tetra IoT Agent via component 8 in Figure 1 with an ethernet cable (CAT5e or newer standards).
  3. If you have custom or restrictive networking settings on your computer, ensure that IP address and subnet range allows you to connect to 192.168.101.204 (default IP of the Tetra IoT Agent)
  4. You are now connected to the Tetra IoT Agent; Proceed to step: Configure Tetra IoT Agent via Local Config UI

Step 2: Configure Tetra IoT Agent via Local Config UI

Once you've connected either via WiFi or the LAN, do the following.

  1. Open http://192.168.101.204 in your browser and enter the username and password provided by TetraScience.
  2. If you want to change the default password, click Advanced > Modify Password. Enter data in the required fields, and click Save to confirm.
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Figure 2: Change Password

  1. Click Advanced > Network Config and set up the method you would like the Tetra IoT Agent to use for connecting to the public internet in order to reach the Tetra Data Platform. You can choose either:
    • Wi-Fi
    • LAN Connection
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Figure 3: Network Config

  1. Click Advanced > Agent Config and configure the following fields with default settings:
    • MQTT Publish: iot.<TDP domain>
    • MQTT PubPort: 8883
    • MQTT Subscription: iot.<TDP domain>
    • MQTT SubPort: 8883
    • MQTT TLS Encryption: On
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Figure 4: Agent Config

  1. After a few minutes, verify the connectivity of your Tetra IoT Agent to the Tetra Data Platform via the Connected indicator.
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Figure 5: Connected Indicator


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